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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 3:02 pm 
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My understanding is that for this year it is only the points of the best 15 riders on a team which count towards the team's total points. I think this is getting reduced to 12 for next year - Inrng.com had an article on it i think.

This should mean that domestiques can stop worrying and keep on domestiquing without worrying too much about their job security.


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 3:36 pm 
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I thought yesterdays stage was superb. An excellent finish.

I think the weather at the Giro has played a major part and by the sound of things there is more bad weather for later in the week hich could mean more stage re-routes.


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 3:48 pm 
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More bizarre occurrences in the peleton. Tommy Voekler taken out by his own bidon at the Tour of Belgium.
Riding over some pave, one of his bottles popped out of it's cage and got jammed in his rear wheel against the frame, locked up the wheel and took him down.
Looked quite serious. Hope he's okay.


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 5:13 pm 
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Great demonstration of panache by Visconti!

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Yesterday Gesink snapped chain near the finish. Today Betancur got a mechanical 1.5k to go. It seems stuff just really love to go wrong this Giro huh?


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 5:27 pm 
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5 8 5 wrote:
More bizarre occurrences in the peleton. Tommy Voekler taken out by his own bidon at the Tour of Belgium.
Riding over some pave, one of his bottles popped out of it's cage and got jammed in his rear wheel against the frame, locked up the wheel and took him down.
Looked quite serious. Hope he's okay.


:unbelievable:

http://tv.eurosport.fi/pyoraily/ronde-v ... 8290.shtml

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ichobi wrote:
Yesterday Gesink snapped chain near the finish. Today Betancur got a mechanical 1.5k to go. It seems stuff just really love to go wrong this Giro huh?


Gesink didn't snapped his chain, it actually jumped off his chainring when he hit the cobbles.
In 2013 I started to think if the groupsets are actually getting better or worse. :noidea:
I don't remember a year with so many mechanical problems... :?


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 6:52 pm 
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Lulu Sanchez with Specialized saddle (instead of Fizik)

https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?f ... =1&theater


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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 8:09 pm 
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Hope he's okay.
Voeckler's first race after he broke his collarbone too, isn't it?

BTW is that a Tacx Tao cage? Upon brief inxpection of the gnarly video it looks more like a fancy Tacx Deva Carbon. Oh well, Thomas.

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PostPosted: Wed May 22, 2013 8:42 pm 
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What's the climb like, micky?

Looks like 5.3km at ~7%. Seems like it could be enough to blow the peloton to bits again.


Too late to answer :( , but as I said, the narrow roads on the way to that final climb helped to make everything a little more "spicy".
Glad to see so many people along the roads which in some past stages were missing.


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UUUUchhhh poor Voeckler... This makes you think that UCI regulations existence is not that bad. At least if they made them better. Cancellara already complained about current bottles with threaded mouth that stay closed when a wheel goes over it, which makes lot of sense. Seems like proper bottle cages should be next. Extra lightness has its consequences.

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pastronef wrote:
Lulu Sanchez with Specialized saddle (instead of Fizik)

https://www.facebook.com/#!/photo.php?f ... =1&theater" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;


Been on that for a few years now. Ahh the good ole Rabo TdF trips are going to be a thing of the past :-(


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Actually 2 very similar easy days with a single 5-6km hill and some km afterwards and we got exiting racing. I like it.


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Agree. Last two stages have been awesome. Seems to be a good profile for exciting racing.

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PostPosted: Thu May 23, 2013 6:35 am 
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That sort of stage profile really seems to give many types of rider a sniff at stage victory. The GC guys know time can also be won and lost, so they are in the action too.

Good exciting racing IMO


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